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Plant a surprise smile

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Why do people love throwing surprise parties? One reason is that it brings us great joy to see an unexpected smile on a loved one’s face. Today, we encourage you to think up an eas...


Work on being optimistic

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It’s a new year and hopefully it will be much better than last. Here is a tip on how to bolster your optimism: Think of your best possible self. Spend about 15 minutes thinking of ...


Make yourself a promise in 2021

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Today is New Year’s Day and it is also Inspire Friday at ( and in the spirit of new beginnings, we encourage you to choose one –...


Supplements for when you have had too much

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While the perils of drinking too much alcohol are widely known, many people will wake up on January 1 with a pounding reminder of the price of their good time. Here are some supplements ...


Black eyed peas to ring in the new year

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A traditional symbol of good luck and prosperity is the black-eyed pea. Many people make it a point to enjoy a big bowl of black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day. It’s no wonder they bring lu...


Get an exercise snack!

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Because you might not get to exercise every day during the holidays, or the workouts you do get in might not be as robust as usual, try to focus on sneaking in short bursts of activity a...


Plastics pose threat to human health, report shows

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Plastics contain and leach hazardous chemicals, including endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that threaten human health. An authoritative new report, Plastics, EDCs, & Health,...


Cranberry Mimosas? Cheers!

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What says ‘Sunday Funday’ better than brunch? And what says brunch better than Mimosas? Today we crank up the fun a notch with this holiday inspired mimosa recipe. Ingredients 1 l...


Post-Holiday Blues

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Many of us feel a let-down after Christmas. Experts say that emotional exhaustion is primarily to blame. While we put so much time and emotional energy preparing for the holidays, the da...


Spread some goodwill

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In the age of social distancing, video calls and texting, today we remind you to simply pick up your phone and talk to someone in your life who may really need to hear from a friend or f...


Tis the season for peppermint tea

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While candy canes are having their moment, it might be a good time to look at all the benefits of peppermint tea. You can buy peppermint tea, peppermint essential oil and fresh peppermin...


Remember to drink water over the holidays

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The holiday season usually involves festive but high-calorie food and drink. Here’s a tip to help curb your cravings and help you be a ‘good’ boy or girl: Make sure to drink plenty of wa...


Try to put exercise first during the holidays

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With the holidays taking the spotlight for the last two weeks of the year, it may be harder to stick to a normal physical fitness plan, Experts say it need not be – if you plan ahead. ...


High-fat diet allows cancer cells to outcompete immune cells for fuel

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Obesity has been linked to increased risk for over a dozen different types of cancer, as well as worse prognosis and survival. Over the years, scientists have identified obesity-related ...


Make your own ornaments

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Today, on Sunday Funday we think it’s time to break with the traditional Christmas ornaments and make your own – but here’s the fun part – use only things you already have in your ...


Coping with loss over the holidays

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If you are grieving the loss of a loved one this year it may become difficult to participate in all the normal festivities. Communicating your emotional state to friends and family is no...


Make a gratitude list

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2020 has thrown us all a curveball. But there's also that powerful lesson in resilience that comes from navigating a crisis. Today, on Inspire Friday we encourage you to write a li...


Cold feet and hands? Take a deep breath!

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Research conducted on Tibetan monks found that they were able to raise the temperatures in their fingers and toes through deep meditation. While you might not be as practiced as a Tibeta...


Spiced Hot Fruit Bake

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This recipe offers all the apple and cinnamon tastes of the holiday season, a little bit of a crunch and the indulgence of pie – without the guilt! You can also use it to top ice cream, ...


Have a ball exercising

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An exercise ball, also known as a Swiss ball, physio ball, stability ball, and a number of other clever names is nothing new in the world of fitness and rehabilitation. And it offers as ...


Compassionate parenting leads to more generous children

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Young children who have experienced compassionate love and empathy from their mothers may be more willing to turn thoughts into action by being generous to others, a University of Califo...


Take a Christmas Light Tour

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It’s no wonder more people are decorating for Christmas this year. Not only are we spending more time at home, we also good use some good cheer. This Sunday Funday load up themembers of ...


Understanding ‘bad’ thoughts

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Our brains sometimes tell us things that may hurt our feelings or cause us to feel insecure. These patterns are learned and develop into habits. Many people develop these cognitive disto...


Be a Santa to a Senior

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This year it is more important than ever to offer help to senior citizens in our community during the holidays. Texas Adult Protective Services (APS) is partnering with Home Instead to help ...

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